Florida Municipal Safety Excellence Initiative

The Florida Municipal Safety Excellence Initiative is a voluntary safety accreditation program available to FMIT members. Its goal is to provide each participating organization the knowledge and tools needed to easily develop and implement an effective safety management system. A well-implemented safety management system will lead to a reduction in losses, injuries and illnesses. Learn More 

For members that do not have existing safety management systems, the Florida Municipal Safety Excellence Initiative provides a step-by-step accreditation action plan. This includes all the written resources needed to successfully develop and implement organizational specific health and safety management systems that meet established standards.

For members that have existing safety management systems, the Safety Initiative provides a benchmark for members to compare industry best practices. The self-evaluation and eventual Safety Improvement Assessment can be used to pinpoint areas that require additional attention and allow for continual improvement. 

Once accredited, members will be eligible for benefits including:

  • A Certificate of Safety Excellence (CSE).
  • Peer recognition.
  • Access to the Safety Leadership Certificate program.

There are five separate accreditation paths. The system is scalable based on the size of an organization. Members can choose from:

  • Large Entity Certificate of Safety Excellence.
  • Small Entity Certificate of Safety Excellence.
  • Office Only Certificate of Safety Excellence.
  • Law Enforcement Certificate of Safety Excellence.
  • Fire Department Certificate of Safety Excellence.

We have a wealth of resources to assist you with the process every step of the way, including:

Contact Ron Peters at rpeters@flcities.com with any questions.